LSPA Educational Events
"Out and About!" 10:00 - 11:00 am
Get out and about in nature at LSPA in the harbor at the learning center! LSPA presents a series of educational programs designed for pre-school and school age children and their caregivers. Come to one session or all - each program is organized around a different ecological theme. All programs are filled with hands on learning through sensory experiences, guided exploration, creative play, art, and music. Programs are free. Come join the fun!
[Themes and activities are subject to change depending on the weather.]
Thursday, July 6th - 6:00 pm
Squam Lake Science Center
Join a Squam Lake Natural Science Center naturalist to meet three different wild animals that you could encounter in our forests, fields, or wetlands. Discover what makes them well-suited for life in New Hampshire.
Thursday, July 27th - 6:00 pm
Take a Walk on the Wild Side!
A different kind of after dinner entertainment. Join an LSPA naturalist for this guided family hike at The Fells in Newbury. Families will have a chance to get outside for an evening adventure in the forest and by the stream with a little bit of learning thrown in! (Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for trail walking.)
Wednesday, August 2nd - 4:30 to 7:30
The Caterpillar Lab
Come and experience this amazing event - The Caterpillar Lab!
This traveling museum exhibit will have a diverse array of live caterpillars, photographs, and scientific tools used in caterpillar study. Visitors are invited to walk in and explore the mock lab at their own pace. Stay for a few minutes or stay for the whole three hours! The staff will teach attendees of all ages about caterpillar biology, using a question-and-answer format. Come learn about these fantastic, secretive creatures and see them up close and personal.
This event is co-sponsored with the Abbott Library